Fantasy Alarm Has You Covered for Daily & Seasonal Fantasy Baseball

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There are companies out there that cover seasonal fantasy baseball as well as we do.  There are companies that cover daily fantasy baseball as well as we do.  But there’s not a single company out there that has as much depth of coverage for both seasonal AND daily fantasy baseball as Fantasy Alarm.  We have podcasts, videos, live streaming, Jim Bowden’s 1000-page Draft Guide, Howard Bender’s Ultimate Cheat Sheet, analytical articles covering every aspect of the fantasy game, over 30 customizable tools including LeagueSync for seasonal players and the only Lineup Generator that integrates analysts’ editorial in the decision-making while creating winning lineups.

The most important thing about the FAmily is that you get our ENTIRE TEAM at your service.  We have experts in LIVE CHAT 12 hours a day to answer any questions you have about your seasonal teams or the DFS slates.  It is for members only, so you get direct attention constantly.

Just as important, if you have a question, our customer service email is always answered by a founder, since the most important thing we can do is BE THERE FOR YOU.  Just write us at

From our MLB Homepage you can access all of our MLB features as they are published and if you’re wondering exactly what they are, below is a list of all the features we have for both Daily and Seasonal MLB players in 2021.  

Pre-Season Coverage!

Of course, there is much rejoicing for our Draft Guide and Cheat Sheets.

Jim Bowden’s Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide

There is no other place where you can get a fantasy product that is inspired by a real-life GM with so much of his dedication put into it.  To produce this 1000-page masterpiece, it must be an entire team effort, but it is led by Howard Bender and The GM Jim Bowden.

Here is an outline of some of the main features:

  • 600+ Players ranked for mixed, AL Only and NL Only leagues
  • 30 Strategies on how to succeed in your drafts
  • In-depth, easy-to-read player profiles on 200 players
  • 30 Front Office Insights Podcasts from Jim Bowden & Howard Bender
  • 50+ feature articles detailing information & understanding to help you be smarter
  • 15 Pre-Season Tools like LeagueSync with a Draft Evaluator plus 2021 projections with custom scoring, draft compare, ADP reports, Ballpark Ratings, depth charts, team pages, closer grids and much more.
  • Jim Bowden’s Sleepers, Busts and Prospects for 2021
  • A Downloadable PDF of the entire draft guide complete with team reports
  • The Howard Bender Ultimate Cheat Sheet – FREE
  • Your PERSONAL ASSISTANT - experts in live chat for members only so you get direct attention immediately.

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Howard Bender’s Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Push the easy button with this simple to use grid for drafting in about auction and snake drafts.  It is a 20-page magazine with all you need to draft your team including:

  • 3-Page easy-to-use and print grid with each round split and auction ranges included
  • 29-Rounds broken down for drafting in 10-to-15 team leagues
  • Howard Bender’s full player rankings, including dynasty
  • Upper and lower tier organization of each round to ensure success
  • Jim Bowden’s Sleepers, Busts and Prospects for 2021

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Daily Features at Fantasy Alarm

Many seasonal leagues will find these features helpful for their daily lineups. Our daily fantasy sports editorial opinions are BAKED into our tools so many of these features will also have data charts that are interactive within them.  Virtually all our features contain automated information to show you salaries, ownership projections and if players are in the lineup plus deep data to give you an edge.

  • DFS Playbook – Our flagship product, it lays out for daily fantasy sports players, the players they should invest in for that day’s main slate.  It is complete with salaries in at least six systems and a deep breakdown of why you should use the player. Again, the DFS Playbook. There may come a time where we explore some split slates, but that is not the norm, nor should it be expected.
  • Hitting Coach – Your hitting dashboard with in-depth information about the matchups, sabermetrics, salaries, and everything you need to scout the hitters for daily fantasy sports or for your daily lineups in seasonal games.  For slates larger of six games or larger, we will have a write up for the best hitters of the day above the data tables.
  • Pitching Coach - Your pitching dashboard with in-depth information about the matchups, sabermetrics, complete salaries, and everything you need to scout the pitchers for daily fantasy sports or for your daily lineups in seasonal games. For slates larger of six games or larger, we will have a write up for the best pitchers of the day above the data tables.
  • Hit & Run (all new) – Need help building your DFS lineups? The Hit & Run will provide you with the core players around whom we are building our own lineups, based on price and expected return value. Using these players will allow you to decide where you go with the rest of your lineup, who to spend up for and which value plays might suit you best.
  • MLB Value Vault (all new) – Mining for value plays is essential to your success in daily fantasy baseball and we do the mining for you here. You’ll get a full list of where we believe the best value can be found each day as you construct your lineups.
  • Real-Time Chat – Our analysts will be there for you every day leading up to lineup lock to help you get the answers you need to succeed plus be there for every seasonal move or trade to help you validate or maximize value from it.

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Weekly & Monthly Features

Many of our features transcend the daily slate but are important to read for both the seasonal and the daily fantasy sports players.  Knowing when a key player is coming off injury can help you identify DFS values and understanding things like managerial tendencies can also be helpful each day for DFS.  Many of these features are done by the same people as last season and helped numerous people win their championships.

  • Monthly Player Rankings – Jim Bowden, Howard Bender, Adam Ronis and Greg Jewett will be updating each of their player rankings lists monthly which can be viewed individually or together in our Consensus Rankings.
  • Injury Report – Get all the latest injury news as we update this LIVE BLOG each and every day. You’ll know who is out, what the injuries are and what the expected return timetable is, according to every team.
  • Waiver Wire Report – Another LIVE BLOG where we track players who we believe will warrant a pick-up and provide you with a suggested FAAB budget pricing list each Sunday.
  • Prospect Report – Weekly look at the best prospects to keep your eyes on for them to make their debut or to break out.
  • Bullpen Report – Deep dive looking at bullpens with a tool called the Closer Grid.
  • Streaks & Trends - Deep look at who is streaking and what trends we are witnessing in MLB and the fantasy game, as well as a weekly stock report on player values
  • Two-Start Pitchers/Streaming Starters – Looking at the pitchers that go twice for the upcoming week and determining which ones are great, good and dangerous.
  • Interleague Impact – a full breakdown each week of the upcoming interleague games scheduled and which players will see an increase or decrease in value based on opponent and ballpark.
  • Behind the Breakout – a deep, analytical look at players whose performance indicates a potential breakout.
  • Kicking Rocks – Howard Bender’s signature column that speaks to and for the fantasy everyman (and woman).
  • Buzz Cuts – Howard Bender’s weekly thoughts on what is happening in MLB and the fantasy game
  • The Ronis Bonus – Fantasy baseball insights courtesy of Adam Ronis, one of the industry’s finest fantasy players.
  • All About the Curve – Fantasy baseball insights and weekly strategies from Jen Piacenti, one of the top, young fantasy minds in the industry.
  • Videos – Multiple times per week videos that break down important things going on in fantasy baseball or in that day’s slates for DFS.
  • Podcasts – 30-minute podcasts from various pairs of the talented Fantasy Alarm team.

Lineup Generator for DFS Players

For DFS players, all our tools recognize scoring, salaries and slates for six DFS sites.  Every tool makes it easy for you to see your favorite sites and do the research to make you win.

Our Lineup Generator takes in our editorial content into the engine with analysis of 33 metrics and spits out winning lineups for six different sites.  We added full export capabilities and some strategy buttons like stacks to help you control what comes out of the engine.

LeagueSync for Seasonal Players

For seasonal players, LeagueSync is HERE. Connect to your season-long providers and get access to your teams and leagues which will connect you to all 30 tools to help you DOMINATE in season.

Features include:

  • Dashboard: A view of all your leagues, teams and current standing. Apply an abbreviation to each league to unlock indicators throughout the Fantasy Alarm site, showing your players.
  • Deep Stats:  View your teams’ season-long stats, last week’s stats, last three weeks’ stats and LIVE stats.
  • Projections: See your season-long, daily, weekly and rest-of-season projections to help make the key decisions for your roster.
  • Seasonal Lineup Generator: Take your team for the coming day or week and generate your best lineup for you based on 33 metrics and projections.
  • Free Agents:  View all your leagues free agents with information to help decide the best additions to your roster.
  • News Dashboard: View all your players, free agents and on other rosters news on a single page.
  • Trade Evaluator:  Want to check out an offered trade?  Or, just play around to see what's possible...this dynamic tool will provide you with the answers you need to pull the trigger on the blockbuster that leads you to a Championship.
  • Draft Evaluator:  Check out how you did in the draft and get key information to help you improve on your next one.  This comes with projected standings, positional strengths and weaknesses, top value picks and reaches.

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Research Tools for Daily & Seasonal Players

Since we recognize that all tools should be created for BOTH the daily and the seasonal player, our tools are fully customizable.  For DFS, we will support as many contest types from FanDuel and DraftKings as possible and support four other sites: Yahoo!, Real-Time Daily, Fantasy Draft and Fanball.  For seasonal players, we will provide syncing tools that will make all our tools YOUR tools for YOUR league.

  • Daily Lineups – The industries best lineups page.  You can see batter vs pitcher info, projections, advanced metrics like wOBA vs RHP, Home/Away splits, Left/Right splits, Last 5 Games in DFS Scoring systems, DFS prices with Value meter, Year-to-Date stats and even see real-time stats fill in.  It contains Vegas information plus all the info you need to use this as your research page and scoreboard.  It even has real-time box scores for all the games built in with scoring systems.
  • Weather Center – Breakdown and follow every game’s weather real-time with hour-by-hour weather, links to important game info and easy to see weather indicators to tell you whether to worry about delay or postponement.
  • Daily & Seasonal Projections – Complete sortable projections.  For DFS, we add salaries, projected points and value of those points to help you make the tough decisions and find the bargains.
  • Stats Dashboard – Your hitting & pitching dashboard with in-depth information about the matchups, sabermetrics and everything you need to scout the hitters for seasonal & daily fantasy sports.  For larger slate days, we will have a write up for the best hitters & pitchers of the day above the data tables.  It is written for DFS, but very valuable for seasonal players as well.
  • Real-Time Stats - Complete REAL-TIME & Seasonal sortable stats including deep Sabrmetric stats in a sortable way.  For DFS, we add salaries, projected points and value of those points.  For Seasonal, you can customize to your scoring system.
  • Batter vs Pitcher – Complete sortable batter vs pitcher data so that you can look at the entire day with this lens.
  • Closer Grid – Howard Bender & The Team update the closer grid for each bullpen breakdown each week. Gives the user the ability to see visually what the bullpen situations are. 
  • Umpire Report – Data driven report that shows today’s Homeplate umpires and how good a game caller they are.  More information for selecting pitchers especially.
  • Vegas Odds - All the latest lines with Implied Runs for every matchup in MLB.
  • Ballpark Ratings – Sortable table with all the info about the ballparks that you could want.
  • Probable Pitchers – Look seven days ahead with probable pitchers, recent performances and ballpark ratings.
  • Lineup Trends - Examine the 10 most recent lineups for any MLB team
  • In-Depth Team Pages - Not your typical team pages as they have information about lineups, depth charts, stats, projections with values and news.
  • Depth Charts – Up to the second depth charts managed by a team of ten producers.
  • DFS Compare Tool – Easy to use way to get all the data, projections, salaries and scoring that you need to decide between up to five (5) players at a time for daily moves or weekly moves in your seasonal leagues
  • Draft Percentage Forecaster – UFCollective projects the draft percentage for each player in big tournaments on FanDuel & DraftKings. This information in sortable form is a great way to get global information and additionally, the information is for our subscribers on all DFS features that it augments.

Pheeeewwww! That is an enormous amount of editorial, multi-media, direct contact, live streaming, live chat and customized tools for both seasonal and DFS fantasy baseball players.  We have the bases covered.

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